The Invest Salone Resource Bank brings together a collection of resources related to Invest Salone’s work to encourage investment, generate exports, create jobs and diversify four key sectors in Sierra Leone. Pooling resources produced by Invest Salone and external contributors, this tool will grow to provide a broad range of resources related to investing and doing business in Sierra Leone. Use the filters below to explore the resources by type, sector, topic and more.
Diversifying Sierra Leone’s economy is essential for the country’s economic and social development. Traditional Sierra Leonean textiles such as gara (a form of tie dye) and country cloth (cotton cloth…
Gender and social inclusion and COVID-19: Impacts and recommendations for agriculture and market systems project implementation
This report from ACDI/VOCA identifies the ways in which COVID-19 affects vulnerable groups, in order to determine areas needing priority assistance.
Addressing the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on women and girls
This article from ACDI/VOCA explores how the COVID-19 pandemic disproportionately affects women and girls in developing countries, and threatens to derail the progress being made to close existing gender gaps.
COVID-19 series rapid literature review: Gender
A rapid literature review, by the Maintains programme, which studies literature on the gender implications of a health crisis such as an epidemic.
What will higher education in Africa look like after COVID-19?
This article from the World Economic Forum discusses how the coronavirus pandemic has exposed the unpreparedness of many higher education institutions in Africa to migrate online and how they can…
Network analysis of vegetable trade & trade-related communications
Presentation on vegetable and trade communications flows. It explains the need for a network analysis, the components of the network – from the basic elements and parameters to the statistics…
Business and COVID-19: Action toolkits
Business Fights Poverty toolkits on key COVID-19-related topics, including gender-based violence, vulnerable workers and micro and small enterprises.
COVID-19 and the impact on women
Drawing on research from previous epidemics, such as SARS and Ebola, this blog from the International Growth Centre indicates that women are impacted differently by health crises and epidemics. The…
Sierra Leone Action Plan 2019-2021
This action plan, created by the Open Government Partnership and the Government of Sierra Leone, outlines the action the Sierra Leonean government will take to increase political transparency and engage…
Putting women and girls’ safety first in Africa’s response to COVID-19
An article from Brookings on how women and girls in Africa are among the most vulnerable groups exposed to the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.